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Visiting Croatia's Kvarner Islands

GETTING THERE

From LAX, Lufthansa offers connecting service (change of plane) to Zagreb. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $462. Two buses leave daily from Zagreb to Krk and Rab islands. Regular bus service connects the islands, although the schedule is less frequent in the winter. Reservations are rarely needed.

TELEPHONE

To call the numbers below from the U.S., dial 011 (international dialing code), 385 (the country code for Croatia), then the local number.

WHERE TO STAY

Krk Island

Hotel Drazica, 6 Ruzmarinska, Krk; 51-655-755, http://www.hotelikrk.hr. Doubles from about $90.

Hotel Marina, 8 Obala Hrvatske Mornarice, Krk; 51-221-128, http://www.hotelikrk.hr. From $110 to $150 a person.

Losinj Island

Hotel Aurora, Suncana Uvala, 51-667-200, http://www.losinj-hotels.com. $95-$110, off-season, $135-$200 in July and August.

TO LEARN MORE

Croatian National Tourist Board, http://www.croatia.hr.

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